a) full bibliography of the book (place at the beginning of essay
– Title, author, series, place, publisher, date, number of pages
b) Bibliography section of author: dates, geography, family background, religious factors
c) Description and analysis of the book
-intro to the book- general description of its organization, intention, main thesis, for whom is it written
d) kind of data treated. How collected? scope of data?
e) Method i.e what does the author do with the data? how is it approached and utilized?
f) What are the pivotal concepts or categories in the book? Where did the author get them